Charity Urge Action On Homeless Peoples Health

St Mungo’s Broadway today urged every local authority in the country to take urgent action on ill health amongst the homeless.

Many homeless struggle to find or register with a GP due to not having a permanent address.

Since 2009/10 there has been a rise by 26% who are facing homelessness,

70% of homeless have physical and 65% have mental health problem.

Howard Sinclair, the Chief Executive of St Mungos, said: “All local authorities have a duty to improve the health of all homeless people in there area.”

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